LINGUIST List 22.4645

Mon Nov 21 2011

Jobs: Applied Linguistics: Asst Prof, University of Guam

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        1.     Hyun Jong Hahm , Applied Linguistics: Asst Prof, University of Guam, Guam

Message 1: Applied Linguistics: Asst Prof, University of Guam, Guam
Date: 20-Nov-2011
From: Hyun Jong Hahm <>
Subject: Applied Linguistics: Asst Prof, University of Guam, Guam
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University or Organization: University of Guam Department: Division of English & Applied Linguistics Job Location: Mangilao, Guam, Mariana Islands, Guam Web Address:
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics


The Division of English & Applied Linguistics seeks a tenure-track AppliedLinguistics / Linguistics Specialist to begin August 2012.

The ideal candidate will: 1) Contribute to and teach a variety of undergraduateand graduate applied linguistics and linguistics courses as well asdevelopmental and freshman composition classes; 2) Assist in building ourLinguistics course offerings as needs are identified; 3) Assist with advancesin student-learning outcome assessment in the English and AppliedLinguistics Program; 5) Maintain a continuous record of scholarly/ creativeactivity; and 6) Be willing to undergo training in order to teach a DistanceEducation course.

The duties include: 1) Teaching 12 credit hours per semester (faculty mayapply for a one-course load reduction for research, instructional innovation, orservice); 2) Student advisement; and 3) Division, college, and universityservice.

Qualifications:Required: 1) Ph.D. in English, Applied Linguistics, Linguistics, or a closelyrelated field from an institution with US regional accreditation or foreignequivalent by August 2012 (ABDs welcome to apply, granted the doctorate isattained by the time employment begins); 2) A record of scholarlypublications and activities in the areas of interest and expertise; 3) Teachingexperience at the university level, with evidence of teaching ability /scholarship through student evaluations.

Preference will be given to candidates with broad experiences in: 1)English developmental and freshman composition; 2) Second LanguageAcquisition; 3) Language Assessment; 4) English phonology, morphology,syntax, semantics; 5) Psycholinguistics; or an interest in cancer research,outreach, or education.

Salary Level:Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience relevant tothis nine-month position.

Benefits:Fringe benefits include subsidized hospitalization-and-medical plan, lifeinsurance, cafeteria (flexible tax-benefit) plan, and Government of Guamretirement plan.

Application Process:All applicants must submit: (1) A letter of application that describes thecandidate's qualifications; (2) Curriculum vitae; (3) Complete contactinformation, including fax number and email address, for three professionalreferences; (4) Unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts; (5)Evidence of excellence in teaching (e.g., student evaluation ratings;pedagogical materials such as syllabi and rubrics, copies of peer-observationreports; student testimonials; and a statement of teaching philosophy); (6)three recommendation letters that address the applicant's teaching, research,& collegiality, and (7) Writing sample (preferably published, maximum 30pages) to the email address listed below.

Short-listed candidates must submit: 1) Government of Guam applicationform (available at UOG Human Resources Office link:

The selected candidate must submit official undergraduate and graduatetranscripts sent directly from the awarding institution to the University ofGuam Human Resources Office, UOG Station, Mangilao, Guam 96923.

All application materials should be sent to the application address below. Forfurther information, please

Review of applications begins on January 16, 2012 and continues until theposition is filled.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
Dr. Clarisa Garcia Quan English Search Committee c/o Human Resources Office UOG Station Mangilao 96923 Guam Email Address for Applications: Contact Information:
Dr. Hyun Jong Hahm Email: Phone: 671 735 2725

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